Chamberlain Group Surgical Training Model Facilitates New Treatment for Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Eliminates Need for Cadavers and Accelerates Physician Training
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chamberlain Group, maker of anatomically accurate surgical training models, is improving how ENT physicians are trained using their new Maxillary Clinical Sinus Trainer. This...
New Rhinosinusitis Clinical Trials Guidance Developed
More than 30 million Americans can attest that rhinosinusitis
– an often recurring combination of congestion, discolored nasal discharge//, cough, and headache – seriously affects their quality of life.
A group of 25 physicians from five national medical societies has collaborated to design th...
Sinus Infections Can Cause Toxic Shock in Kids
is one of several causes of syndrome, researchers ...3 were also diagnosed with either acute or chronic rhinosinusitis
-- infection and inflammation in the sinus passage...n of the 23 children with toxic shock syndrome and rhinosinusitis
were admitted to the intensive care unit, four req...
Steroid Concoction May Ease Sinusitis
...ed with chronic sinusitis," the researchers concluded. "Budesonide respules seem to provide an effective treatment option for the patient with chronic rhinosinusitis
with minimal fear of systemic adverse effects."
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved budesonide as a nasal wash, which means the...
Innate immune system targets asthma-linked fungus for destruction
... Blacksburg, Va. A new study shows that the innate immune system of humans is capable of killing a fungus linked to airway inflammation, chronic rhinosinusitis
and bronchial asthma. Researchers at Mayo Clinic and the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) have revealed that eosinophils, a particular type of ...
Don't Prescribe Antibiotics for Adult Sinus Woes
...hat physicians give up using antibiotics altogether for adult patients with rhinosinusitis
-- even when symptoms persist beyond a week.
"Antibiotics offer little b... least one antibiotic was prescribed in nearly 83 percent of cases of acute rhinosinusitis
and in nearly 70 percent of cases of the chronic, longer-running version of...
Your Stuffy Nose Could Mean More Than a Cold
...hink they are suffering from a cold during the
winter months when they're actually experiencing allergies," said Anju
Peters, MD, Chair of the AAAAI's rhinosinusitis
Committee. "Cold and
allergy symptoms can be very similar, making it hard to decipher a
difference between the two. The main difference is the length ...
Children With Sinusitis Lead A Better Life After Surgery
...ids is the first-line surgical therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis
in children. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (...al therapy were included in the study. Severity of rhinosinusitis
and effectiveness of surgery for the relief of rhinosinusitis
were evaluated using the SN-5 quality of life surv...